House Dems to hold hearing on requesting Trump’s tax records

House Dems to hold hearing on requesting Trump’s tax records
WaPo video, YouTube

[Ed. – Yes, seriously.  They’re going to build a narrative for the tax record request, and apparently do it as performance art.  They’ll need theme music for it, but Huffpo already has a portentous-sounding synthesizer score ready to go. See video at link.]

Democrats will hold the hearing instead of just trying to obtain the documents. …

The secrecy of President Donald Trump’s tax returns will be the subject of a hearing next week, Democrats in the House of Representatives announced Thursday.

Democrats have had the power to request Trump’s tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service since they assumed control of the House this year, but they’ve hesitated. To build the public case for disclosure, the House tax committee’s oversight panel will examine its authority to obtain the president’s tax returns at a Feb. 7 hearing. …

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has hinted that he will not comply with the Democrats’ request, which could get tied up in court for months.

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